Matthias Bäumler is an advisor to executives in the chemicals and pharmaceutical industries for Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting group. He is a Managing Director Strategy& Germany, based in Berlin. A member of the Operations practice, he specializes in capabilities-driven strategy, operating model design, and footprint optimization. He also co-leads Strategy&’s megatrends initiative.
He has more than 12 years of consulting experience in Europe and Asia. Recent projects include:
- Growth strategy for major global chemicals company
- Sustainability strategy for chemicals
- Post-merger integration at a major pharmaceutical company
- Market entry strategy China/Southeast Asia
- Footprint optimization after several buy-and-build acquisitions
He has co-authored a number of publications, including our Future of chemicals series, "Overall asset contribution: Tapping the hidden power of the asset base in process industries", and Make or Break: How Manufacturers Can Leap from Decline to Revitalization.
Matthias Bäumler joined Strategy& as a senior associate in April 2006 after working for another management consultancy’s process industries group, where he also worked in Asia and North America.
He has a diploma degree in industrial engineering from the Technical University of Berlin.